Security Without Nuclear Deterrence

Security Without Nuclear Deterrence

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Twenty years after the end of the Cold War, civilisation is still held hostage by over 20,000 nuclear weapons in the five recognised nuclear weapon states plus India, Israel, North Korea and Pakistan. Underlying and driving this deepening global security crisis is an addiction to the doctrine of nuclear deterrence, cited by the United States, United Kingdom and France as the final, indispensable justification for maintaining their nuclear arsenals. Nuclear deterrence must therefore be challenged and alternatives offered in these three leading democracies if there is to be any serious prospect of eliminating nuclear weapons. Robert Green was a Commander in the British Royal Navy. He is now working co-ordinating the New Zealand Peace Foundation's Disarmament & Security Centre.
Publisher: Christchurch, N.Z. : Astron Media ; Disarmament and Security Centre, 2010
ISBN: 9780473167813
0473167816
Branch Call Number: 341.734 G79s
Characteristics: 272 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Disarmament and Security Centre (N.Z.)

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